Rahul Sharma

Ficus tinctoria

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Moraceae
Scientific name  Ficus tinctoria
Order  Rosales
Genus  Ficus
Rank  Species
Ficus tinctoria Cook Islands Biodiversity Ficus tinctoria Dye Fig
Similar  Ficus hispida, Ficus drupacea, Ficus fistulosa, Ficus prolixa, Ficus variegata

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Ficus tinctoria, also known as dye fig, or humped fig is a hemiepiphytic tree of genus Ficus. It is also one of the species known as strangler fig.

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It is found in Asia, Malesia, northern Australia, and the South Pacific islands.

In Australia it is recorded as a medium-sized tree with smooth, oval green leaves. It is found often growing in rocky areas or over boulders. The leaves are asymmetrical.

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The small rust brown fruit of the dye fig are the source of a red dye used in traditional fabric making in parts of Oceania and Indonesia.

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The fruit is also used for medicinal purposes.

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References

Ficus tinctoria Wikipedia


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